But as the civil conflict has sharpened, both sides are employing the renegade sharpshooters.
But time and experience have mellowed the 54-year-old Oldman and sharpened his acting.
But that lack of concern has been sharpened to a dangerous point, not by Romney himself, but by the missteps of his party.
Some crazy grace—teasing, courage, affection, generosity—sweetened and sharpened lives that were all too hard, short, and bleak.
But the students wanted more, and sharpened their questions.
He sharpened his blade for the coming duel with Anne, whom Monsignor had warned, without doubt.
They live by hunting, and carry lances of wood, sharpened at the point.
He was staring hard at Baumberger, and his whole face had sharpened till it had the cold, unyielding look of an Indian.
That sharpened his teeth, and gave him a taste for woman's blood.
He was a wise man, he said, and though God had deprived him of sight, He had sharpened his intellect.